Absolute best spot on a mountain to view the Phoenix Valley. Be aware, although it is a short hike, the trek can be rather steep in some areas. Moderate-high difficulty level. Very popular hike in the city so hike out early if you'd prefer to avoid crowds.
Take a morning hike on camelback mountain for spectacular views of the valley. Be sure to bring lots of water!
For more advanced hiking. PLEASE advise heat and hiking when visiting during summer months.
Tough but short hike/climb you will have to scramble up but great views and very popular local hike
Camelback Mountain offers 2 challenging trails. Currently the Cholla Trail is closed. Echo Canyon Trail is open. It is the more difficult one, so only recommended if you’re in good physical condition and can do an hour of difficult, steep hiking. It takes about an hour each way and is all rock. At…
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“Simple uphill hike with great views. (Warning parking can be tough if you go too early in the morning) Level: medium difficulty (recommend for avid hikers)”
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